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What Tropical-looking Flower is this? (Australia)

Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:59 pm
by aRustle
I live in Western Australia and some flowers have started to blossom in my back yard. They seem to only last a day or two before wilting and I was curious if someone could identify it. It seems to be very similar to the Rose of Sharon, a hibiscus, although I can't seem to find an image of one that looks like this.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks guys!

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Re: What Flower is this?

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:14 pm
by AnnaIkona
I looked at the image and thought of a hibiscus. But I read that you already thought about that.

Looks so beautiful though!

Re: What Flower is this?

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:06 am
by !potatoes!
definitely malvaceae family. looks a little like abutilon, but not quite right there either.

Re: What Tropical-looking Flower is this? (Australia)

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:57 pm
by told2b
Hibiscus mutabilis ???